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Wards Wagon ( 64 in. / 162.6 cm )


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Wards Wagon

Wards Wagon

Ward's Wagon was published in the January 195 edition of Model Aircraft Magazine. This model was designed by RA Ward as a free flight or competition model for PAAload and duration contests. The model made by following the plans is powered by an Elfin 2.49 diesel engine. (Reproduction Elfin 2.49 diesel engines are available online) Propellers to suit the Elfin include: 1. Master Airscrew 11x4 @ 8,400 rpm; 2. Topflite 10x3-1/2 @ 8,900 rpm; 3. Kavan 9x4 @ 10,500 rpm.

Since I am not a free flight person I'm curious about the construction of this model especially the pylon/wing mount. Not having a frontal view of the pylon trying to interpret its construction from the side view and the top view doesn't help me much. But I'm sure that an experienced or at least somebody that's been exposed to the construction of free flight aircraft could look at this plan and have no problem constructing that pylon. Otherwise this appears to be classic model airplane construction. One benefit in my opinion is that the wing ribs and the horizontal stabilizer ribs are the same, making the many ribs simpler/easy.

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ID: 94712
File Size: 606.4 KB
Type: Sailplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Motor: Diesel-Powered
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 64 in. / 162.6 cm
Weight:8 Ounces
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 09/01/2016 03:44
Updated: 09/02/16 01:57:12pm
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Hello, I'm Ken Barclay

Flew first powered model airplane: 1/2A CL - 1953
Competed in AMA sanctioned events: C/L Combat, C/L Scale 1955-1961
USAF - 1962 - 1968 RC-130, RB-50, C-47, C-54, CH-56, RC-135
1st R/C: Falcon 56 with HeathKit radio
Resumed R/C: 2008 - Prefer stand-off scale (semi-scale) model airplanes

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Plan ID:94712
Keywords:Ward's Wagon FF PAA load IC diesel Elfin
Class:Free-Flight
Model Type:Sailplane
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan: 64 in. / 162.6 cm
Wingspan Class:160cm-To-200cm (63in-To-79in)
Wing Position:Parasol
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Polyhedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Diesel-Powered
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:8 Ounces
Weight Class:200g-To-300g (7.0oz-To-10.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
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